• By Alison Leininger April 13, 2015 Tucked into the side of the Dunhill at Tryon & 6th Uptown, The Asbury extends a refreshingly unpretentious welcome  to diners looking for something new. The cool blue walls and clean white furnishings hint at a quiet sense of...

  • By Alison Leininger April 5, 2015 Twenty-four local chefs are battling it out in this year’s Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, and you’re invited along for the ride. While the series began on March 22, there are still plenty of matchups including second...

  • By Alison Leininger Photos by Carter Short March 12, 2015 Kindred is a great name for a restaurant. The connotations of family, gathering and like-mindedness make for a welcoming sign on the outside of the 19th century restored brick building on Davidson’s Main Street. It also...

  • By Alison Leininger February 20, 2015 Over 150 years ago the discovery of gold brought a blush of growth to a small town located about 20 miles south of Charlotte named Waxhaw. Today its luxurious charms continue to lure residents and visitors away from the...

  • By Phil Pucci Photos by Carter Short  November 17, 2014 Until fairly recently, Charlotte was a desolate landscape for anyone with a vegan diet. It was rare to come across someone who could even identify veganism as a plant-based diet, much less to find a...

  • By Cameron G. Lee December 4, 2014 Dinner Lab, the membership-based social dining company that pairs up-and-coming Chefs with adventurous eaters in unique locations, recently expanded into Charlotte. The previously bootstrapped company, which started as a late-night fine dining supper club quickly, grew into a...

  • By Allison Hudson In many respects, Passion 8 should be considered one, if not the most anticipated and celebrated openings to hit Charlotte in 2014. The name itself suggests just how passion-ate Chef Luca Annunziata and his team are about the restaurant, his food, and...

  • By: Miranda Stryker Photo by Carter Short  September 2, 2014 Charlotte’s Evening Muse, well-known for its eclectic schedule of ultra-talented musicians, now has a new addition.  On a typical evening in the NoDa neighborhood, you could see happy people pouring into the street from the caddy-cornered...

  •  By Cameron Lee  July 18, 2014 Nestled in a suburban strip mall in the Mountain Island lake area of Charlotte, North Carolina, a most unlikely place, is an unassuming restaurant whose cuisine has traveled the world. The menu draws its inspiration from places like Napa...